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In the same year that US researchers discovered the existence of HIV, a blood ban was introduced in the States that prohibited gay men from donating blood. 1983 was that year, over thirty years ago, and the blood ban stayed in place until yesterday, 21 December, 2015. Now the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) have […]
The jailing of six Tunisian men sentenced to three years in prison for sodomy is a shocking example of deep-rooted state sanctioned discrimination against LGBTI people in the country, said Amnesty International on 14 December. The men, some of them university students, appeared to have been convicted following anal examinations. Such tests are considered by […]
The Boy Scouts of America has unanimously [by those present and voting] adopted a resolution which will change the adult leadership standards policy, and have the effect of allowing gay men to be leaders in the boy scout movement. This allows chartered organisations to “select adult leaders without regard to sexual orientation”. The resolution was […]
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Don’t forget! Ireland’s fresh, exciting and only all-male gay choir, the Dublin Gay Men’s Chorus, give their two Christmas Concerts today (7th) at 3 pm and tonight at 7 pm. The concerts are titled “Under the Mistletoe”. They are taking place at Dublin’s Pepper Canister Church (aka St Stephen’s Church) 2 Mount Street Crescent, Dublin 2. […]